1. Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic. by Alison Bechdel
2. Buddha is as Buddha Does:The Ten Original Practices for Enlightened Living. by Lama Surya Das
3. American Bloomsbury: Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau: Their Lives, Loves, Their Work. by Susan Cheever
4. 1968: The Year That Rocked the World. by Mark Kurlansky.
5. Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers. by Mary Roach